How Is Courage Shown In To Kill A Mockingbird

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“Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear,” said Ambrose Redmoon, writer. Courage is shown in many ways throughout the stories we’ve read. In The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, it’s shown when Junior has courage to go to an all-white school and leave his reservation. When Boo Radley came out of his house to save Jem and Scout in To Kill a Mockingbird, he showed a lot of courage. There were many, many examples of courage shown throughout the Holocaust, but I’m going to talk about it specifically in Schindler’s List. In the movie, Schindler used his courage and power to save over a thousand Jews. The last example of courage shown in the stories is when the …show more content…
It's when you know you're licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what,” said Atticus (Lee, 30). In this quote, Atticus is trying to explain courage to Jem and Scout. Throughout To Kill a Mockingbird, there are many examples of courage shown. One example is Atticus fighting the case of Tom Robinson. He knew that supporting a black man would cause problems and people might get angry with him for it, but he did it anyways because he knew it was the right thing to do. It takes a lot of courage to stick up for something you believe in when you know people are going to get angry with you for it. Another example of courage in the book is when “Boo” Radley saved Jem and Scout when Bob Ewell attacked them in the woods. The reason it’s so courageous of him is because Boo knows that people think he’s crazy and a horrible person, but he goes out of his house into the woods to save them. It would be pretty scary to go outside of your house if you were in there for so many years. To Kill a Mockingbird has lots of examples of courage, and it shows how ordinary people can do extraordinary things when they’re